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Walker, Jennifer D.; Barry, Colleen – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2018
Social skills instruction (SSI) provides a promising avenue for teaching and promoting positive social interactions to students with high-incidence disabilities. Within SSI, a distinction can be made between social skills and social competence. Social skills are specific behaviors one must perform correctly within a specific social context or…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development, Social Development, Interaction
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Chow, Jason C.; Gilmour, Allison F. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Group contingencies are a positive, proactive classroom management technique that works well as Tier 1 of a multi-tiered system of behavior support. These programs are adaptable to student and classroom needs and work well to support the behavior of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Off-the-shelf programs exist, but…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Inclusion, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Clouse, Diane E.; Bauer, Anne M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Self-advocacy, self-management, self-regulation, and self-knowledge are complex terms, often considered forms of self-determination. Whatever term you may use, helping young adults with intellectual disability (ID) make authentic decisions about their own goals and behaviors often results in passive agreement. Even though advancing…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Self Control, Self Determination, Young Adults
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Lane, Holly; Pullen, Paige Cullen – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Decoding practice significantly improves students' reading proficiency and is particularly beneficial for those who have or who are at risk for reading difficulties. Finding effective ways to provide decoding practice for struggling readers can be a challenge for teachers. Still, this goal is essential for developing reading proficiency. The…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Reading Skills, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties
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Ciullo, Stephen – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Social studies instruction in upper elementary school (Grades 3-5) is important for building foundational content knowledge to equip students for the secondary school curriculum. Due to numerous school initiatives and demands on the time of teachers, social studies instruction can play second fiddle to reading and mathematics instruction, which…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Social Studies, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Leko, Melinda M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Maximizing the effectiveness of evidence-based practices (EBPs) requires an optimal balance of implementation fidelity and adaptation so EBPs fit local contexts and meet the individual learning needs of students with disabilities. The framework for classifying adaptations presented in this article can help educators make decisions about whether…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Fidelity, Special Needs Students, Media Adaptation
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Sherman, Cindy K.; De La Paz, Susan – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Teaching students in upper elementary school to revise their papers effectively requires a three-pronged approach. First, teachers provide instruction on a relevant genre or writing form (using the Common Core State Standards for English language arts or other relevant standards as a guide). Second, teachers help students to use four basic…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Writing Strategies, Revision (Written Composition), Disabilities
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Savage, Melissa N. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
Some students with disabilities develop a dependence on others for support and can benefit from self-management strategies to increase independence. Self-operated auditory prompting systems are an effective self-management intervention used to increase independence for students with disabilities while continuing to provide the support that they…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Prompting, Disabilities, Cues
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Carnahan, Christi R.; Williamson, Pamela; Clarke, Laura; Sorensen, Rena – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2009
Paraeducators provide important support and instruction to children in educational settings. As classroom leaders, general education and special education teachers must provide quality supervision and professional development for the paraeducators working in their classrooms. Despite the infusion of paraeducators in educational settings over the…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Teacher Education Programs, Supervision, Disabilities
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Justice, Laura M.; Kaderavek, Joan – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article describes several techniques for structuring storybook reading interactions to best promote emergent literacy development for young children with disabilities. Techniques are presented for increasing the appeal and interactive nature of shared storybook reading and ways to promote children's awareness of naturally occurring literacy…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy
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Cawley, John F.; Foley, Teresa E. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article describes a way to provide systematic connections between mathematics and science for students with disabilities through hands-on lessons, word problems, and opportunities for problem-solving. Sample units are presented that integrate science and mathematics at the K-8 level and explore interrelationships among multiplication and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Division, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Smith, Robin M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article explores ways that teachers can build competence in students who have difficulties in communicating with others, rather than focus on their deficits. Tips include ways to interpret body language, encourage group membership, ways to influence student behavior, and ways to encourage communication and independent decision making by…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Articulation Impairments, Body Language, Decision Making
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Jitendra, Asha – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article describes using a graphic representation technique to teach students with learning disabilities to be effective problem-solvers. It discusses the key aspects of this instruction, shows how to use the strategy for solving word problems, and discusses how to assess students' problem-solving performance. Examples are provided. (Contains…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Illustrations, Learning Disabilities
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Kleinert, Harold; Green, Pamela; Hurte, Mark; Clayton, Jean; Oetinger, Carla – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article describes strategies for integrating alternate assessments into the context of ongoing instruction and for enabling students with disabilities to take a more active role in the construction and self-evaluation of their own assessments. Fourth-grade, seventh-grade, and middle school examples of integrating assessment and instruction…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Alternative Assessment, Curriculum Based Assessment, Daily Living Skills
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Scanlon, David – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article describes the PROVE strategy, which provides students with learning disabilities with a procedure for naming a concept, providing evidence (both why and how), and defending it. Research results are presented that indicate students with (n=12) and without (n=26) disabilities benefited from the PROVE strategy. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Inquiry, Knowledge Representation
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